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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.14.031 from 2017-02-13 to 2018-04-03:

 [S]. Preserved Meat or Preserved Meat By-product shall be cooked or uncooked meat or meat by-product that is salted, dried, pickled, corned, cured or smoked, may be glazed and may contain

  • (a) a Class I preservative;

  • (a.1) a Class II preservative;

  • (b) sweetening agents;

  • (c) spices and seasonings, except tomato;

  • (d) vinegar;

  • (e) alcohol;

  • (f) smoke flavouring or artificial smoke flavouring;

  • (g) in the case of cured pork hams, shoulders, backs and bellies, artificial maple flavour;

  • (gg) in the case of cured pork bellies, an added orange flavour that meets the standard prescribed in section B.10.005;

  • (h) in the case of cured pork, beef and lamb cuts prepared with the aid of pumping pickle, disodium phosphate, monosodium phosphate, sodium hexametaphosphate, sodium tripolyphosphate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate and sodium acid pyrophosphate in such amount calculated as disodium phosphate, as will result in the finished product containing not more than 0.5 per cent added phosphate;

  • (i) in the case of tocino, annatto in such amount as will result in the finished product containing not more than 0.1% annatto; and

  • (j) in the case of vacuum-packed sliced cooked ham, Carnobacterium maltaromaticum CB1.

  • SOR/79-251, s. 6
  • SOR/80-13, s. 4
  • SOR/82-596, s. 2
  • SOR/84-300, s. 45(E)
  • SOR/88-336, ss. 2, 3
  • SOR/92-725, s. 3
  • SOR/97-151, s. 24
  • SOR/2010-264, s. 2
  • SOR/2011-280, s. 2
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 57
  • SOR/2017-18, s. 5(F)

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